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Famous winery (also Banfi or Villa Banfi) located in the mountain town of Montalcino in the Italian region Toskana, It was founded in 1978 by the Italian-Americans Harry and John Mariani of New York,...
Name: Castello Banfi
Growing area: Tuscany
Vineyard: 850 ha
Owner: Famiglia Mariani
Managing Director: Enrico Viglierchio
Oenologist: Rudy Buratti
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The wines keep constant high level and are usually the best in their respective category in the area. Weaknesses, there is little, but can occur in difficult vintages. However, this must be balanced in good years with particularly compelling assortments so that an operation can hold the status. In most cases you can blindly buy.
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0.75 L
2012 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva, Poggio alle Mura
Translate to English Editor note: Getrocknet-vegetabiler, erdiger und tabakiger Duft nach teils eingemachten gemischten Beeren und etw...
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0.75 L
2012 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva, Poggio all'Oro
More than 100.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Recht tiefer und vielschichtiger, etwas getrocknet-pflanzlicher bis kräuteriger und ein wenig erdige...
0.75 L
2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Up to 35.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Getrocknet-pflanzlicher bis kräuteriger, unterholziger und etwas erdiger und rußiger Duft nach roten...
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0.75 L
2013 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Poggio alle Mura
Up to 50.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Etwas getrocknet-pflanzlicher und -floraler und leicht nussig-holziger Duft nach reifen roten und et...
0.75 L
2008 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Riserva, Poggio alle Mura
Up to 75.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Leicht erdiger und merklich kräuteriger Duft nach teils eingemachten und angetrockneten gemischten B...
0.75 L
2009 Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
Up to 35.00 €
Translate to English Editor note: Herber, etwas getrocknet-pflanzlicher bis tabakiger und floraler Duft nach schwarzen und roten Beere...

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Famous winery (also Banfi or Villa Banfi) located in the mountain town of Montalcino in the Italian region Tuscany, It was founded in 1978 by the Italian-Americans Harry and John Mariani of New York, who had come to great prosperity through the import of Lambrusco. The total property covers nearly 3,000 hectares of land. About 850 Hewktar of which are planted with vines and are located at 250 to 400 meters above sea level. The individual grape varieties are planted in different optimal heights to ensure good results. The most important are Brunello = Sangiovese clone (150 ha), Chardonnay (95 ha), Cabernet Sauvignon (143 ha), Montepulciano, Moscato ( Muscat Blanc ), Pinot Grigio ( Pinot gris, Pinot Nero ( Pinot Noir ) Sauvignon Blanc (42 ha), Sémillon and Syrah, To 80% is one irrigation the vineyards of artificially created lakes. Attached to the winery are a large restaurant and a wine shop.

In the process of construction, the oenologist and pioneer retired in 2000 was Dr. Ing. Ezio Rivella significantly involved, who is considered one of the most prominent figures in Italian viticulture. Managing Director since 2001 is Enrico Viglierchio. Winemaking is the responsibility of the Swiss oenologist Rudy Buratti. The owners' interests are represented by Cristina Mariani and her cousin James Mariani.

The high-tech winery in Sant'Angelo Scali (near Montalcino) is one of the most modern in the world. Here are all wine making steps of the Traubenmühle about the fermentation right up to the bottling computer controlled. Further possessions exist in the Piedmont with a winery in Strevi. It will be the DOCG wines Barolo. Brachetto d'Acqui. Brunello di Montalcino (Layer wines Poggio alle Mura and Poggio all'Oro), Chianti Classico and Gavi, the DOC wines Moscadello di Montalcino and Rosso di Montalcino (Centine), as well as the IGT wines "Excelsus" ( Bordeaux blend ) and "Summus" (Sangiovese, CS, Syrah). Every year around 14 million bottles of wine are produced.

Castello Banfi Region: Italy Tuscany
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